SVOTS Alumnus to Be Installed as Dean of St. Tikhon's Seminary
St. Vladimir’s Seminary alumnus The V. Rev. Dr. Alexander Atty (’79) will be installed as the seventh dean of our sister school, St. Tikhon’s Seminary, South Canaan, PA, on Saturday, October 30 , 2010. The Installation Service will begin at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Antiochian Church, Wilkes-Barre, PA.
Fr. Alexander had been the rector of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church, Louisville, KY, a parish in the Antiochian Orthodox Christian Archdiocese of North America (AOCANA), since 1980. He was born August 7, 1951 in Johnstown, PA, and holds a B.S. in engineering from Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science. After earning his M.Div. at St. Vladimir’s Seminary, he went on to study at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, earning his D.Min. in 2008. Ordained a priest on December 9, 1979 at St. Nicholas Cathedral, Brooklyn, NY, he was elevated to the rank of archpriest in 1988.
Last year, we were privileged to have Fr. Alexander present our annul public lenten retreat, focused on the theme “Good and Faithful Servants.” His three talks, “The Good and Faithful Pastor,” “The Good and Faithful Parishioner,” and “The Good and Faithful Parish,” are available as part of the “Voices from St. Vladimir's Seminary” podcast.
To make your reservations for the Fr. Alexander Atty’s installation, or to add your good wishes in honor of his special day, please follow the instructions in the attached PDF.
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